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Sports Medicine Surgical Quality Data: Multiligament (ACL and PCL) Reconstruction

The data below is a summary of patients who underwent surgery for multiligament - posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) and anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) - reconstruction at the UW Health Sports Medicine Center between January 2007 and December 2013.
  • Patients: 8
  • Gender: 25 percent females, 75 percent males

Knee Function


As measured by the 2000 IKDC. A score of 100 is optimal.

Pre-surgery 50.7
One year post-surgery 79.4



Health-related Quality of Life


As measured by SF-12 v 2.0 subscales. A score of 100 is optimal.  

Pre-surgery 47.7 43.8 65.9 84.6 53.4 73.9 75.6 69.9
Post-surgery 82.1 82.1 82.1 87.9 64.3 100 94.6 85.7



  • PF (Physical Function): The extent you are limited or able to perform daily living activities. 
  • RP (Role Physical): The extent you are limited when performing work or daily living activities. 
  • BP (Bodily Pain): The limitations placed upon you by pain you are experiencing. 
  • GH (General Health): An overall measure of your personal health
  • VT (Vitality): The amount of energy you have during your daily activities.
  • SF (Social Function): The level of interference with social activities you experience due to physical or emotional problems.
  • RE (Role Emotional): Problems you experience with work or daily activities as a result of emotional problems.
  • MH (Mental Health): The extent to which nervousness or happiness affect you all of the time.